401 books (21 pages) in this category
What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today
by Stephen Le
<p><strong>A fascinating tour through the evolution of the human diet, and how we can improve our health by understanding our complicated history with food.</strong></p> <p>There are few areas of modern life that are burdened by as much ...eBook
by R White
<p>A Brief History of Time #2 - At Last The Truth!<br /> This brilliant sequel demolishes the lies and ideologies of the warring armies of Creationists and Evolutionists with startling new revelations that will rock cherished beliefs just as ...eBook
by Michael Tomasello
<p>Michael Tomasello offers the most detailed account to date of the evolution of human moral psychology. Based on experimental data comparing great apes and human children, he reconstructs two key evolutionary steps whereby early humans ...eBook
by Carl Zimmer
<DIV><P>Viruses are the smallest living things known to science, yet they hold the entire planet in their sway. We are most familiar with the viruses that give us colds or the flu, but viruses also cause a vast range of other diseases, includingeBook
How Interaction Changes Evolution
by Michael J. Wade
<p>All organisms live in clusters, but such fractured local populations, or demes, nonetheless maintain connectivity with one another by some amount of gene flow between them. Most such metapopulations occur naturally, like clusters of ...eBook
A New Understanding of How Cancer Evolves inside Us
by James DeGregori DeGregori
<p>Popular understanding holds that genetic changes create cancer. James DeGregori uses evolutionary principles to propose a new way of thinking about cancer’s occurrence. Cancer is as much a disease of evolution as it is of mutation, one in ...eBook
by Christopher Young & Steven Bednikoff
<p>The human being, homo sapiens... A unique species that has hauled its way onto the top of the food chain and now dominates the near entirety of the Earth's ecosystems. What is life like at the top? Do we enjoy the fruits of our labour? ...eBook
Moses to Darwin
by Francis C. Haber
<p>This work is intended as a study in the history of ideas, and, although a specific theme is pursued, I hope that its total effect will be to shed some light on "historicism," which has been described by Friedrich Meinecke, in his ...eBook
The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression
by Hector A. Garcia
<p>This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary ...eBook
by Arnett, Jr., Ross H.
<P>A thorough update of Arnett's <EM>The Beetles of the United States</EM>, <EM>American Beetles, Volumes I and II</EM> cover the genera of beetles that occur in Alaska, Canada, and the contiguous United States. Built on the foundation of the ...eBook
by Arnett, JR, Ross H.
Experts offer the most sweeping reference available on the subject of North American beetles. Their rigorous standards for the presentation of data create a concise, useful format that is consistent throughout the book. This is the resource of ...eBook
by Vieira de Andrade, Denis
<P>Despite their diversity, amphibians and reptiles share many physiological traits, such as their dependence on external heat sources for body temperature regulation, that are of pivotal importance to their ability to cope with the environment.eBook
by Mark Stoneking
<p>Molecular anthropology uses molecular genetic methods to address questions and issues of anthropological interest. More specifically, molecular anthropology is concerned with genetic evidence concerning human origins, migrations, and ...eBook
by Barrows, Edward M.
<P>"<EM>Words are our tools, and, as a minimum, we should use clean tools. We should know what we mean and what we do not, and we must forearm ourselves against the traps that language sets us." </EM></P> <P>-- The Need for Precise Terminology, ...eBook
by Cain, Arthur J.
<p>Long before Charles Darwin undertook his first voyage, animal taxonomists had begun the scientific classification of animals, plants, and minerals. In the mid-1950s, taxonomist A. J. Cain summarized the state of knowledge about the structure ...eBook
by Fields, Bernard N.
Animal Virus Genetics is a collection of scientific presentations of the ICN-UCLA Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, held at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1980.<br><br>The papers in the compendium focus on the basic ...eBook
by Berois, Nibia
<P><STRONG>Annual Fishes: Life History Strategy, Diversity, and Evolution</STRONG> is the first comprehensive reference on current knowledge of diverse species that exhibit unique survival strategies and provide important models for basic and ...eBook
by Robert Coram
<p>One might think that after thousands of years of wondering and several hundred years of scientific investigation, human beings would have reached broad agreement about how they, and other living organisms, arrived on planet Earth, and roughlyeBook
by Goldfein, Mark D.
<P><STRONG>Applied Natural Science: Environmental Issues and Global Perspectives</STRONG> provides the reader with a complete insight into the natural-scientific pattern of the world, covering the most important historical stages of the ...eBook
by G.P. Cheplick
<p>Plant evolutionary ecology is a rapidly growing discipline which emphasizes that populations adapt and evolve not in isolation, but in relation to other species and abiotic environmental features such as climate. Although it departs from ...eBook